Sustainability Linked Loan

Following the issuance of its sustainability bonds*1 in July 2021and the introduction of Positive Impact Finance*2 in August 2021, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Hereinafter, Kawasaki) introduced sustainability linked loan.
Sustainability linked loan is designed to promote a borrower's sustainability management by linking the borrower's achievement of sustainability goals (Sustainability Performance Targets, SPTs) with the terms and conditions of the loan.
By making active use of sustainable finance*3, Kawasaki will make contributions to achieve the SDGs and realize a sustainable society.

*1 Bonds issued to raise funds specific to projects that contribute to environmental and social sustainability

*2 Loans in which a company discloses its contribution to the achievement of the SDGs in KPIs, and a bank assesses their both positive and negative impact.

*3 A general term for financing by companies and businesses that contribute to environmental and social sustainability, such as sustainability bonds/loans and/or sustainability-linked bonds/loans



KPI Establishment of Hydrogen Supply Chain
SPTs Ⅰ Construction of 1 large liquefied hydrogen carrier to be commercialized by FY 2026
SPTs Ⅱ Transporting capability of 225 thousand ton/year or more of liquefied hydrogen to Japan by FY 2031

Group Vision 2030

Kawasaki Hydrogen Road


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